Sestina Questions and Answers

Sestina

We must first assume that the author intends herself to be the narrator and for the poem itself to be autobiographical. This is often not the case in any form of literature: the author is usually...

Latest answer posted November 11, 2015 8:02 pm UTC

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Sestina

By reading the poem, I would conclude that there has been a loss in the family. There is no mother in the story, so perhaps she has died. The man in the picture the child draws has buttons that...

Latest answer posted September 13, 2010 1:15 pm UTC

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